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Grgur Ninski Statue

Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
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“good luck” (93 reviews)
“big toe” (44 reviews)
“golden gate” (32 reviews)
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Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yup, it is a huge statue with a shiny big toe. I guess I just don't get why it is so important to take your selfie with it.

Thank montanan_traveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ante Batarelo guided out little group of Prinsendam cruisers out the gate to learn about an impressive statue in the pose of an all knowing priest. We hear the Gregory of Nin Statue is one of Ivan Mestrovic’s great pieces. Ante is surprised we have...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This huge statue towers over one of the entrances to the palace. We stopped to see it as part of a walking tour. Legend has it that if you rub his big toe and make a wish, your wish will be granted. As a result...More

Thank Kolletjie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Apparently rubbing his big toe grans you a wish. He looks like the sorcerer from the sorcerers apprentice or a merlin type figure. It's a much taller and impressively imposing statue than so was expecting. Very dramatic form that can be viewed easily if entering...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 6 days ago

......... and nothing special. When you're new in town however it does serve as a handy andmark for the Gold Gate entrace to the Diocletian's Palace.

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was happy to see Ivan Mestrovic's sculpture. I did climb and rub his toe. Quite enchanting and I got myself a photograph with it.

Thank shern570
Reviewed 1 week ago

Touching his toe and making a wish is supposed to bring you good fortune but it didn`t help us retrieve the case Vueling failed to deliver for 56 hours. An impressive statue in a stunning setting.

Thank tmacquiban
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very powerful statue especially the pointing of a Croatian bishop-hero by Ivan Mestrovic, greatest Croatian sculptor. Rub his golden toe for luck!

Thank Olga H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the Gold gate to Old Split, it is on most guided tours, read about it on line or in guide book, if you like or do not like it, you should go to the Mestrovic Museum and church, the church has local cultural stuff...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It sort of looks like Merlin or Gandalph a beautiful statue that is worth the walk through the palace at the western entrance/

Thank Nigel S
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